LOS ANGELES, CA - July 27, 2016 - Talon International, Inc. (OTCQB: TALN), a leading global supplier of zippers, apparel fasteners, trim and stretch technology products, announced that it has named Daniel Ryu as Chief Strategy Officer.
Mr. Ryu has more than 25 years’ experience in the apparel and accessory industry, serving in various roles ranging from Strategic Planning, Operations and Finance. He most recently served as C.O.O. of Apparel at Fanatics, Inc., a rapidly growing, profitable apparel division in Sport License e-commerce and in-venue markets. He served in previous roles at Oakley, Wet Seal, Riverdeep, and DFS Group. His past responsibilities included strategic planning, finance, business planning, manufacturing, logistics, IT, supply chain, process re-engineering, inventory control and contract negotiations.
“The company is very fortunate to add such a high caliber, talented leader to our team,” stated Larry Dyne, Talon’s Chief Executive Officer. “Daniel will focus on the company’s strategy in all divisions, as well as drive some of the key initiatives and strategies that have already been identified at the corporate level. Daniel’s broad experience will enable him to make immediate contributions to the company, as we continue to offer high quality, relevant products to the global marketplace.”
About Talon International, Inc.
Talon International, Inc. is a major supplier of custom zippers and complete trim solutions including Tekfit® stretch technology products to manufacturers of fashion apparel, specialty retailers, mass merchandisers, brand licensees and major retailers worldwide. Talon develops, manufactures and distributes custom zippers exclusively under its Talon® brand (“The World’s Original Zipper Since 1893”); designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes complete apparel trim solutions and products including stretch technology products for specialty waistbands, shirt collars, and other items all under its trademark and world renowned brands, Talon® and Tekfit® to major apparel brands and retailers. Leading retailers worldwide recognize and use Talon products including VF Corporation, American Eagle, Abercrombie and Fitch, Polo Ralph Lauren, Kohl’s, JC Penney, FatFace, Victoria’s Secret, Wal-Mart, Phillips-Van Heusen, Levi Strauss & Co., Express and many others. The company is headquartered in the greater Los Angeles area, and has offices and facilities throughout the United States, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, China, Vietnam, India, Indonesia and Bangladesh.
Forward Looking Statements
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